For detailed information about this series, see: Bayonetta Wiki
Bayonetta is a series of video games by PlatinumGames starring the titular character, a witch who uses firearms and magical attacks to fight against angelic enemies. The released games are:
- Bayonetta (October 29, 2009) for PS3 and Xbox 360. Also released for Wii U in 2014 and for PC in 2017. A Nintendo Switch version was released in 2018 digitally as bonus content within Bayonetta 2, and as a physical game only in Japan within the Bayonetta Nonstop Climax Edition Switch. An Xbox One version and a PlayStation 4 version were released in 2020 within the Bayonetta & Vanquish 10th Anniversary Bundle.
- Bayonetta 2 (September 20, 2014) for Wii U. Also released for Nintendo Switch in 2018.
- Bayonetta 3 (TBA) for Nintendo Switch.
An animated movie based on the first game, titled Bayonetta: Bloody Fate, was released in November 23, 2013. This was also adapted into a manga and released around the same time.
Links to other series
|MadWorld||March 10, 2009||MadWorld features a reference to "The Gates of Hell", a bar from Bayonetta, which was being developed at the time.||1|
|Sonic||October 29, 2009||Bayonetta features some references to the Sonic series.||3|
|Devil May Cry||October 29, 2009||There are several similarities and references to Devil May Cry in Bayonetta, mostly as a nod from the key common members of both series' launch game development teams.||3|
|Viewtiful Joe||October 29, 2009||Bayonetta features a references to Viewtiful Joe.||3|
|Resident Evil||October 29, 2009||Bayonetta features a reference to Resident Evil 4.||2|
|After Burner||October 29, 2009||Bayonetta features a music track from After Burner; the logo of the "Missile Operation" minigame is also based on the After Burner logo.||3|
|OutRun||October 29, 2009||Bayonetta features a music track from After Burner.||3|
|Fantasy Zone||October 29, 2009||Bayonetta features a music track from Fantasy Zone.||3|
|Space Harrier||October 29, 2009||Bayonetta features a minigame based on Space Harrier, also including a music track from the game.||3|
|Virtua Fighter||November 29, 2009||A premium Xbox 360 theme of Bayonetta shows the protagonist fighting inside an Arcade fighting game parodying the classic Virtua Fighter titles. Bayonetta also performs one of Akira Yuki's moves.||3|
|November 18, 2012||Bayonetta was planned to be in Sonic & All Star Racing Transformed, but she was taken out.|
|Samurai & Dragons||November 28, 2012||The Sega All-Star Pack for Samurai & Dragons includes a card based on Bayonetta.||1|
|Anarchy Reigns||April 09, 2013||Bayonetta is DLC for Anarchy Reigns.||1|
|The Wonderful 101||September 15, 2013||Bayonetta, Jeanne, and Rodin are unlockable in The Wonderful 101.||1|
|Zelda||September 20, 2014||The Wii U version of Bayonetta and Bayonetta 2 feature a costume based on Link, also including the Master Sword weapon.||1|
|Mario||September 20, 2014||Bayonetta 2 features the Chain Chomp from the Mario series as a weapon; a Peach and a Daisy costume also appear in the Wii U version of Bayonetta and in Bayonetta 2.||1|
|Metroid||September 20, 2014||The Wii U version of Bayonetta and Bayonetta 2 features the Power Suit from Metroid as a costume, also including the Arm Cannon and Morph Ball functionality.||1|
|Star Fox||September 20, 2014||Bayonetta 2 features a costume based on Fox McCloud with Arwing-shaped guns and an Arwing actually appearing in the game.||1|
|Super Smash Bros.||February 03, 2016||Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and for 3DS feature Bayonetta as a downloadable character, along with her own stage.||1|
|Death Battle!||March 16, 2016||Bayonetta has been a subject for Death Battle!||2|
|Megami Tensei||February 14, 2019||Bayonetta characters appear in Shin Megami Tensei: Liberation Dx2 for a special collaboration.||1|
|Vanquish||February 18, 2020||Bayonetta and Vanquish are released together in the Bayonetta & Vanquish 10th Anniversary Bundle.||3|